Opinion: Dodging storms on the lake

We are at the lake and they are swimming — despite the gray clouds and looming weather, which threatens to dampen everything except their spirits. ... Read more

Opinion: Tenderhearted tough guys

I was all set to write this week’s column about an incident that happened yesterday when I was cleaning lettuce from the garden and came ... Read more

Opinion: How to raise enlightened men

They were fighting again. I could hear them downstairs. There was a moderate-level crash and then muffled sounds, like maybe somebody got pushed or bumped ... Read more

Opinion: I’m feeling like a farmer

In my heart, I am a farmer – at least during the summer months when I’m outside tending my garden. I love growing things. I ... Read more